Jan Anders Nelson
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Jan Anders Nelson (born in Houston, Texas, July 18, 1952) is a software engineer at Microsoft, best known for his inventions related to localization, and his contribution to the Multilingual App Toolkit, a set of free tooling which enables developers to add languages to their apps in a user-friendly manner, integrated to Visual Studio. Nelson is also an artist known for his photorealist paintings depicting industrial settings and automotive wreckage. His art has been exhibited in many galleries across the United States, including recent shows in New York City; Houston; Pacifica, California; Manchester, New Hampshire; Portland, Oregon; Bellingham, Washington; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Garnett, Kansas. Nelson grew up with musicians / actors for parents.
- "Patents by Inventor Jan Nelson". http://patents.justia.com/inventor/jan-nelson. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "Multilingual App Toolkit for developing Windows Store apps using Visual Studio 2012". https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsappdev/2012/10/03/multilingual-app-toolkit-for-developing-windows-store-apps-using-visual-studio-2012/. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- Richman-Abdou, Kelly. "Wreckage in Art: A Driving Force in the Work of Jan Anders Nelson". https://medium.com/@ladantacantaba/wreckage-in-art-a-driving-force-in-the-work-of-jan-anders-nelson-3048a7c34a61. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "Opening Reception: Industrialism in the 21st Century". http://www.wherevent.com/detail/Nicole-Longnecker-Gallery-Opening-Reception-Industrialism-in-the-21st-Century. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "2016 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition". http://www.sanchezartcenter.org/2016LCAArtists.htm. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "2015 Biennial Exhibition". https://www.nhia.edu/about/news-and-events/events/biennial-exhibit. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "Jan Nelson". http://www.rigasummit2015.eu/speakers/Jan_Nelson. Retrieved Dec 20, 2015.
- "Jan Nelson". http://www.artprize.org/jan-nelson. Retrieved Dec 20, 2015.